Sony has been making PlayStation controllers with an X as their main button for almost 25 years. But according to a tweet from the Playstation UK account, that button should not actually be called the X button. Apparently this is actually referred to the & # 39; button cross & # 39;.
This bothers me. An X is printed on the button. I think that should end the debate there.
And the X – sorry, cross – button and I already have something of a troubled history, so it won't be easy for me to rename my enemy. About 50 percent of mine Last fantasy VII Playthroughs consist of the * cursepauses, takes a deep breath* cross button *exhales* because it takes me from menu & # 39; s instead of letting me select something. (The button that I have to press for that is the circle, which Sony fortunately does not tell me to call the "ring" or something like that.)
Apparently I am not the only one who thinks "cross" is wrong. In a Twitter poll run by the main PlayStation Twitter account, 81 percent of respondents said it should be called the & # 39; X & # 39; button. "Cross" achieved third place in the poll behind "+ turned 45 degrees."
The main account of PlayStation has not weighed with an official opinion, just placing the survey. Because the statement came from PlayStation UK, saying "cross" might be something in the UK, as chips call "chips."
Given that 1) I do not live in the UK and 2) "cross" received a lower number of votes in the Twitter survey than a joke, I keep cursing the button with the correct name: the X button.